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Species Account for Melanchra persicariae

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Melanchra persicariae  (Linnaeus, 1761) 73.270
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Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Melanchra persicariae Caterpillar green form Copyright: Peter Pearson

 
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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data

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BAP status: UKBAP  

Records: 2922
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 46
Pre-1992 hectads: 41
Total hectads: 53
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Melanchra persicariae caterpillar brown form
Melanchra persicariae caterpillar brown form
Melanchra persicariae Caterpillar green form
Melanchra persicariae Caterpillar green form
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